INtime: Setup Multi-Nodes

Note This is only for running RapidSequencerRT.

1. INtime (NodeA)

1.1 - Configure NodeA

  • Start automatically: Yes
  • Kernel memory: 512 MB
  • Kernel Clock Rate: 50 us
  • Clicked Save
  • Clicked Edit Kernel memory (in MB)
  • Check Advance Memory Configuration
  • Select Flag (list item) and Click Edit Area
  • Check Force high address space ( >4GB )
  • Then Press OK

2. INtime (NodeB)

2.1 - Create New Node

(2.1.1) Open the Intime Configuration tool and select Node Management.
(2.1.2) Click the "New Node" button and:
  • Set Node name NodeB
  • Select Node type Local
  • Click "OK"

2.2 - Configure Kernel

(2.2.1) Select "Kernel" tab and:
  • Set the Kernel memory (in MB) 512
  • Set the Kernel Clock Rate (in us) 50
  • Click "Save".

2.3 - Configure Auto Load Settings

(2.3.1) Select "Auto Load" tab and:
  • Check the "Enable Auto Load" checkbox.
  • Enable the "Network" setting.

2.4 - Configure the NIC

(2.4.1) Select "Network" tab and:
  • Click on the 3-dots to the right of "NIC list" setting.
  • Select type "Virtual Ethernet (ven)".
  • Check the "Enable DHCP" checkbox.
  • Press "OK".
  • Restart PC.

3. Networking Setup

3.1 - Configure Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Settings

(3.1.1) Navigate to Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections. (See below)
(3.1.2) Right-click on your newly created INtime Ethernet Driver and select "Properties".
(3.1.3) Select the "Sharing" tab and:
  • Check the "Allow other network users to connect.." checkbox.
  • Select your TenAsys Virtual Ethernet Adapter.
  • Press OK.

3.2 - Windows 10 Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Reboot Fix

NOTE Windows 10 has an issue where it loses its sharing settings (set up above) after a reboot. To prevent this from happening, windows recommends adding a registry key and changing some service property. For more info visit Microsoft's docs and/or this article.
Command Promt Steps
Manual Steps
(3.2.1) Open "Command Prompt" as Admin.

STEP 1 - Create a new DWORD registry subkey

(3.2.3) Enter the command REG ADD HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedAccess /v EnableRebootPersistConnection /t REG_DWORD /d 1

STEP 2 - Change the Service Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Startup type to Automatic

(3.2.2) Enter the command sc config SharedAccess start=auto

STEP 1 - Create a new DWORD registry subkey

(3.2.1) Open the "Registry Editor", you can just search for it or hit (WindowKey+R) to open the run prompt and type regedit.
(3.2.2) Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedAccess
(3.2.3) Create a new DWORD (32-bit) registry subkey with:
  • Name EnableRebootPersistConnection
  • Value 1

STEP 2 - Change the Service Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Startup type to Automatic

(3.2.4) Open "Services", you can just search for it.
(3.2.5) Once open scroll down to the “i” section and look for Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) and right-click on its "Properties".
(3.2.6) In the Properties menu:
  • Set "Startup type" Automatic
  • Click "Apply and OK".